Submitted: The Two Sides Team August 22, 2012
Its time for printers all over the nation to celebrate print for what it really is a recyclable, renewable, reusable and vital resource.July 29, 2012
As we discussed on Wednesday,
Toshiba made an attempt to promote October 23 as National No Print
day. Now that No Print Day has officially been cancelled, we would
like to share with you that October 23 is now National Print Day. The
reason for this special occasion is to officially recognize that print
is not only environmentally conscious and continually to strives toward
environmental excellence, but also to display that print is a powerful
medium of communication both in our day-to-day lives and in our
For your Friday we will leave you with a few fast facts regarding the environmental factors of the print and paper industry.
Paper is a not only a renewable resource, but it is also
produced with over 60 percent of recycled
For every tree harvested for production, three trees are
planted in its place; leaving our forests larger today, than
100 years ago.
Two-thirds of the paper consumed in the U.S. is recycled.
Paper requires little power or energy other than the
light bulb or sunlight used to read it. Conversely,
digital technology, such as data servers, produced twice the amount of energy used to produce a printed product.
For more information on National Print Day, visit http://www.nationalprintday.org/.